Ronald Earnest Payne, 67, left this earth to join his heavenly father on September 11, 2023, in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born on September 2, 1956, in Dallas, Texas to parents Jack Earnest and Billie (Robison) Payne.
Ronald was a natural-born artist, creating paintings for those he loved to enjoy and remember him by. Ronald was drawn to Native American History which is portrayed in many of his paintings. Ronald also shared a love for mountain life and spent much of his time on earth living in the mountains and appreciating the beauty of mother nature.
Ronald was preceded in death by his mother, Billie Payne; brother, Michael Ray Payne; grandparents, Earnest and Mable Payne and Robbie Robison; brother-in-law, Obie Anderson; and uncles, Monroe and Dan Robison.
He is survived by his father, Jack Earnest Payne; siblings, Pamela Anderson, Billy Jack Payne and spouse Pamela Payne, and Debra Williams; as well as many nieces and nephews who will miss him.